Film Festivals

Monthly Film Festivals

New Filmakers Los Angeles
Hosts monthly screening events with audience discussions.

Los Angeles Film Forum
Holds monthly screenings.

Los Angeles Feedback Film Festival
Holds monthly screenings on the 1st Thursday of each month at Regal L.A. LIVE Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles

Annual Film Festivals


WIND International Film Festival 
December 20. An open gate to the Oscars for women and people of diverse backgrounds. 

19th Annual Dance Camera West Festival
Mar 24 - Apr 2, 2022. The Festival is coming to RedCat in Downtown L.A.

Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest
Mar 5 - Mar 11, 2022. TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. One full week of celebration for the Italian excellences in cinema, music, fashion and style. 

The Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival
Feb 10 - Feb 27, 2022. Multiple venues, including Regal Cinemas. New feature films, documentaries, shorts and videos by film makers who possess an independent vision and create innovative work outside the studio system. 

The 31st Annual Pan African Film Festival
Feb 2022. Cinemark 15 Baldwin Hills. Showcases the broad spectrum of Black creative works. 


Pasadena International Film Festival
Moved to Summer

LA Harbor International Film Festival
Mar 3 - Mar 6, 2022. Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W. 6th Street, San Pedro. Showcasing film that reflects the harbor and all that it embraces - shipping and commerce, fishing, sailing, water sports, sea life and the area's rich ethnic and cultural influences - to create a cinematic bridge between the people of the region and the people of the world.

9th North Hollywood CineFest

Moved to Fall

Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival

Mar 4-Mar 27, 2022.  LA Live Regal Cinemas. Now in its 15th year, the festival celebrates the cinematic achievements of women from the around the world.

Golden State Film Festival
Feb 25 - Feb 28, 2022.  TCL Chinese 6 Theatres.  An opportunity for emerging independent filmmakers to showcase their talents. 

Beverly Hills Film Festival
June 1 - June 5, 2022. TCL Chinese 6 Theatres.  Now in its 22nd year, the festival objective is to merge today's filmmaking pioneers with the wealth of cinematic heritage of Beverly Hills by edifying and developing the cinematic community and enhancing the impact of the arts.

Indian Film Festival Los Angeles
April 24 - May 2, 2022. Regal L.A. LIVE: Showcasing films, supporting emerging filmmakers, and promoting the diverse perspectives of the Indian diaspora.   

TCM Classic Film Festival
April 21-24, 2022. TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Legion Theatre, and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Where movie lovers from around the world can gather to experience classic movies as they were meant to be experienced: on the big screen, in some of the world's most iconic venues, with the people who made them. 

The Newport Beach Film Festival 
Moved to Fall.

32nd Israel Film Festival
May 5 - May 19, 2022.
Steve Tisch Cinema Center, Saban Theatre, Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre, Laemmle  Town Center, Encino. Devoted to shining a spotlight on Israel's thriving film and television industry.  

South East European Film Festival
Apr 27 - May 4, 2022. Writer's Guild Theater. Educates about and promotes cultural diversity of South East Europe through films from the region

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
May 2-10 at multiple venues. Since 1983, the LAAP Film Fest has presented nearly 4,000 films, videos and digital media works by Asian international and Asian Pacific American artists. 

Hollywood Women's Film Festival
Moved to Fall.


Pasadena International Film Festival
June 23 - Jun 30, 2022. Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena. Showcases more than 100 entrants from 15+ countries including features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, animation and web series. Every film programming block ends with a moderated Q&A.

Jul 14 - Jul 22, 2022 at various venues, including the Ford Theatre. The oldest film festival in Los Angeles and the preeminent LGBTQ film festival in the world. 

Cinecon 54 Classic Film Festival
Sept 1 - Sept 5, 2022. The Hollywood Legion Theatre. Features rare, unusual and unjustly forgotten movies from the silent and early sound era with celebrity guests and film, book, and movie memorabilia shows. Silent films include live piano accompaniment. 

Burbank International Film Festival
Sept 8 - Sept 11, 2022. AMC 16 Theater, Burbank. Over 100 films from 31 countries, 25 world premieres, 22 award categories and opening and closing night screenings.


13th Annual Downtown Film Festival LA
Sept 14 - Sept 18, 2022. Regal L.A. Live Stadium 14. Features, documentary & short films, an exhibition of award-wining digital shorts, workshops on film finance, distribution & music supervision, & showcases.

City of Lights - City of Los Angeles French Film Festival (COLCOA)
Oct 10 - Oct 16, 2022. Directors Guild of America. The 26th Annual festival will have an exclusive program of 70+ French Films this year.

17th Annual La Femme International Film Festival
Oct 14 - Oct 17, 2022. Regal Cinemas @ LA Live Stadium 14. Celebrating, supporting and advancing content creation by women producers, writers, and directors from around the world.

The Newport Beach Film Festival
Oct 13 - Oct 20, 2022. at multiple venues in Newport Beach. Bringing the best classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world to Orange County. The 20th annual NBFF will be screening over 300 features and short films

Hollywood Women's Film Festival
Oct 15 - Oct 16, 2022. Raleigh Studios, UCLA, and Dick Clark Productions. Empowering and celebrating women in film, television and media

23rd Annual Polish Film Festival Los Angeles
Oct 20 - Oct 27, 2022. Laemmle's NoHo and Royal Theatres. Presentation of films made by Polish filmmakers with English subtitles. Opportunities to meet with the filmmakers and actors.

Animation is Film Festival

Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2022. TCL Chinese Theater. A highly selective showcase of the best animated films from around the world, plus red carpet, filmmaker Q&As, special events, receptions, short film programs, VR Lounge, and both juried and audience awards.  

8th Annual Asian World Film Festival
Nov 9 - Nov 18, 2022. Culver City. Considered the window to Asian world cinema, the film festival champions films from more than 50 countries across Asia, spanning from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean to Japan, and from Russia to China & India. 

25th Annual ARPA Film Festival
Nov 4 - Nov 6, 2022. Egyptian Theatre. The festival's mission is to cultivate cultural understanding and global empathy by creating a dynamic forum for international cinema. Three days of screenings of thought provoking films from many countries; plus music and food on select nights. 

21st Annual Valley Film Festival
Nov 3 - Nov 7, 2022. Laemmle NoHo7. Furthering the education, production and distribution of filmmaking in the San Fernando Valley. 

American Film Market
Oct 21 - Oct 23. AMC Santa Monica, Broadway Cineplex, and Laemmle Monica Film Center. The film industry's largest international conference features over 500 screenings and premieres, plus conferences, writer's workshops, roundtables, and more. 

Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival.
TBD.; L.A. Live Regal Theaters. Four day festival that focuses on health and environmental injustice

Red Nation Film Festival
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2022. Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre. Dedicated to the authentic voice of American Indian & Indigenous cinema. 

Annual AFI Fest
Nov 2 - Nov 6, 2022. TCL Chinese Theatre, Egyptian Theatre, and the Hollywood Roosevelt. International cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes AFI FEST as a qualifying festival for the Live Action and Animated Short Film categories for the annual Academy Awards®. Free! 

10th Annual Studio City Film Festival
Nov 18 - Nov 22. Laemmle NoHo7. Presenting the best in provocative and/or informative entertainment.